network.http.sendRefererHeader values in Firefox

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Post Posted September 15th, 2005, 9:02 am

What do the different values for network.http.sendRefererHeader represent?

FF comes with the value set to 2.

To prevent passing along previous sites visited URLs, it is recommended you change this value to zero.

My bank site requires the id of the log-in site to proceed and a value of zero will not work.

But one(1) and two(2) both work.

What is the significance of the values that can be set?

Thanks, Jack


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Post Posted September 15th, 2005, 9:04 am

From the Knowledgebase:
network. http. sendRefererHeader Integer
Determines when to send the Referer HTTP header.
0: Never send the referring URL
1: Send only on clicked links
2 (default): Send for links and image


Post Posted September 15th, 2005, 9:08 am


That was a fast response. Thanks!

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